Yulin to ban sale of dog meat ahead of annual festival, say Chinese animal-rights activists

Yulin to ban sale of dog meat ahead of annual festival, say Chinese animal-rights activists

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Vendors wait for customers to buy dogs for slaughter at a market in Yulin in June 2015. The city holds an annual festival devoted to the animal's meat on the summer solstice.
Photo: AFP

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A dog looks out from its cage at a stall as it is displayed by a vendor as he waits for customers during a dog meat festival at a market in Yulin.
Photo: AFP
Chinese officials are set to ban the sale of dog meat at the annual Yulin festival, according to China-based activists.

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